Hello, Barney! A Children's Book about a Sulfur-crested Cockatoo by Mary K. Pershall Illustrated by Mark Wilson
An Australian Book
Barney, a young Sulfur-crested cockatoo, fledges the nest of his parents and is caught by a trapper, who decides to keep him as a special pet. The man grows old and can no longer care for Barney so he lets the bird fly free. Barney isn't used to flying free and gets scared by a group of children but there is one girl who will make a difference for the Cockatoo.